Manual of Nephrology, 8th Edition

  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469887363
  • ISBN-13: 9781469887364
  • DDC: 616.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 456 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The newly updated 8th edition of this bestseller continues a 20-year tradition, with expert scientific research and clinical recommendations on the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic kidney disease. This comprehensive reference offers you solid, practical guidance on common renal problems—causes, symptoms, treatments and complications. Explore the free sample chapter now!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Half Title Page.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.




1: The Edematous Patient: Cardiac Failure, Cirrhosis, and Nephrotic Syndrome.

2: The Patient with Hyponatremia or Hypernatremia.

3: The Patient with Hypokalemia or Hyperkalemia.

4: The Patient with an Acid–Base Disorder.

5: The Patient with Disorders of Serum Calcium and Phosphorus.

6: The Patient with Kidney Stones.

7: The Patient with Urinary Tract Infection.

8: The Patient with Hematuria, Proteinuria, or Both, and Abnormal Findings on Urinary Microscopy.

9: The Patient with Glomerular Disease or Vasculitis.

10: The Patient with Acute Kidney Injury.

11: The Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease.

12: The Patient Receiving Chronic Renal Replacement with Dialysis.

13: The Patient with a Kidney Transplant.

14: The Patient with Kidney Disease and Hypertension in Pregnancy.

15: The Patient with Hypertension.

16: Practical Guidelines for Drug Dosing in Patients with Impaired Kidney Function.